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Collinsville - QLD RVFT


Just inland of the Whitsundays Coast is the quaint country town of Collinsville situated 1163 kilometres north-west of Brisbane. Collinsville was first established in 1922 a hospital opened in 1926 and electricity was connected in 1947. With a history built around mining Collinsville is renowned for being the last mine to use working horses in underground mines and is aptly referred to as The Pit Pony Capital of Australia. The working horses retired in February 1990. The origins of Collinsville can be explored through its many museums and historical attractions including the Coal Face Museum the Pit Pony Experience and the Historic Bowen River Pub. The Bowen River Rodeo is held each year on the Queens Birthday long weekend in June offering a fun country experience.

Collinsville Showground on Railway Road provides free parking to RV travellers for up to 72 hours at no cost. The showground has a free dump point potable water and pets are permitted on leads. The popular Workers Club is located right across from the showground kindly offering use of toilet and shower facilities.

Collinsville is a lovely place to visit especially for RV travellers.

TouristVisitor Information Centre

Collinsville Info Centre
81 Garrick St Collinsville
P 07 4785 5795
www.collinsvilleconnect.com.au

Casual Parking
Collinsville Showground Railway Rd

Short Term Parking
Collinsville Showground Railway Rd (72hrs) nil charge pets on lead water dump point

Long Term Parking
Collinsville Showground Railway Rd (72hrs) nil charge pets on lead water dump point

Dump Point
Collinsville Showground Railway Rd

Potable Water
Collinsville Showground Railway Rd

Hospital
91 Garrick St Collinsville ph 07 4785 4777

Doctors Surgery
91 Garrick St Collinsville ph 07 4785 4777

Pharmacy
Collinsville Plaza Stanley St Collinsville ph 07 4785 5450

Supermarket
IGA cnr Conway & Stanley Sts Collinsville ph 07 4785 5325



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Collinsville Queensland 4804
-20.553048, 147.84431

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